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The most dangerous case: 3 ways to weaponize your iPhone

At a Glance

Although it adds a lot of bulk to your phone, walking around with this case made us feel safe and prepared. The battery charging feature was frequently appreciated as well.

Price when rated: $100

Pros

  • Two safety locks prevent accidental discharge
  • Also charges your battery

Cons

  • Not available for iPhone 5, or any Android handsets yet
  • Not legal everywhere, which leaves out a lot of consumers
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At a Glance

The pepper spray feature is phenomenally easy to use; the instructional videos on the websites are a nice touch. Would love this one a little more if it bulked up some.

Price when rated: $35

Pros

  • Easy to detach and operate

Cons

  • Not the sturdiest case
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At a Glance

The Knucklecase is a hot and trendy item carried by starlets for a reason: It's nicely constructed and performs its sole duty--being an effortless handle for your phone--excellently. It will set you back a pretty penny though.

Price when rated: $49 - $125

Pros

  • Acts as a handle to your iPhone, which is super handy
  • Easy to put phone in and take out

Cons

  • Not really intended to be used as a weapon
  • No lip or edge means your phone sits flat on surfaces
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